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Ristorante Ai Giardini di Sassa

via Tesserete 10, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 91 911 41 11
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
20 Mar 2017
“Good restaurant in my favorite hotel ”
28 Sep 2016
“Breathtaking panorama, very nice meal”
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Italian, Swiss, Mediterranean
via Tesserete 10, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Usually it's not good thing to have a dinner in the same hotel you staying but this rule doesn't apply to Villa Sassa. Everything is good and the service is perfect.

Thank Serge G
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Those september days are perfect for a lunch at Giardini di Sassa, the restaurant of Villa Sassa, open for everibody who would like a very good meal, a professional service and a wonderful vieuw, overlooking all Lugano, the lake and the mountains. We decided for...More

Thank Lucia R
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

I went there with some colleagues for a business aperitif on June 10th. The weather was good so we stay outside. Service was perfect, waiter nice and friendly. Should you be in Lugano this is definitively a stop-by you must plan.

Thank Andreas A
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Excellent food and service, wine high level, friendly atmosphere and gorgeous view over Lugano Lake Don’t miss it!

Thank Miguel R
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

Great venue for (in)formal parties. Excellent food, wonderful views, professional courteous staff... What more to ask?

Thank lexpsy
Reviewed 29 December 2014

We organized our business dinner at the restaurant (8 people); perfect organization, service up, beautiful location, good food and great quality / price ratio (one of the best -if not the best- in Lugano, in my opinion). Great tanks especially to the managers (Mrs Rossella...More

Reviewed 28 November 2014

The bar of the Villa Sassa is a wonderful place to relax and have a drink and / or a meal with friends or family. Great atmosphere and the food is excellent as is the Sushi and the staff are very friendly. Go for the...More

Thank LuganoPirate
Reviewed 31 August 2014

Stayed at Villa Sasso and had breakfast four days and one dinner. Breakfasts were outstanding. Staff was very attentive, and the setting was beautiful, even when it rained and we were indoors. Dinner was good, but a little pricey.

Thank tom s
Reviewed 29 June 2014

This place had a very extensive and luscious breakfast buffet as only the Europeans can. Professional wait staff. Coffee (any way- we took it with hot milk), hot scrambled eggs, sausages, proscuitto, bacon. Birgermuesli, dried and fresh fruits, cheeses, hams, breads, rolls…..I could keep on...More

Thank MEAK
Reviewed 22 February 2014

We had an anniversary lunch in the restaurant with a reception beforehand. As usual with such an event, there were last-minute changes - none of which phazed the staff. The reception was generous with many different kinds of canapes and lunch was delicious - perhaps...More

Thank Vivienne B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$51 - US$154
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
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19:00 - 22:30
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19:00 - 22:30
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19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Tesserete 10, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 911 41 11
  • E-mail
AI GIARDINI DI SASSA RESTAURANT The renowned Ai Giardini di Sassa restaurant, typified by great attention to detail and outstanding service, offers innovative gourmet cuisine in an evocative ambiance. By day it makes the ideal spot for a quick, tasty working lunch but in the evening it takes on an evocative, romantic atmosphere overlooking the lake and the mountains all around.